Dance academy offers the Dance and Choreography higher education programme and enables students to acquire education according to the first Bologna cycle. The programme is particularly intended for active dancers who want to be professionally active in dance, choreography, and in dance education.
Dance academy is the first institution in Slovenia that offers valid first Bologna cycle education in modern dance, jazz dance, standard and Latin dance, and social dance. The programme is active and creative. It is performed separately, according to dance orientation with joint classes of theoretical and non-specific subjects. Professors are esteemed and established dance creators and teachers. The diploma, acquired at the Dance Academy, enables a rich dance career for dancers along with competences for successful work in dance after dance career, as choreographers and teachers. The acquired diploma also enables further studies by entering Master's studies in artistic and other programmes home and abroad.
Study at the Dance Academy is active. The programme is based on dance classes of selected dance orientation (modern dance, jazz dance, standard and Latin dance, and social dance) where dancers are trained in creativity and expressiveness, dance techniques, and understanding and controlling their bodies and space. They also acquire the required professional and practical knowledge for physical preparation of dancers, preventive medicine, physiology, music, ballet, psychology and pedagogy, acting and music, choreology and dance history, organisation and management in culture, and stage, audio, and video technology.
We, at the Dance Academy, wish to provide our students connection with external institutions where student deepen their knowledge and experience, make their professional name, exchange contacts and acquire practical training. The programme emphasises creativity, respect for diversity, consideration of human rights, solidarity and mutual help, humanism and responsible attitude towards work, students, lecturers, experts and general public, as well as social environment.
Dancer choreographer profession is highly oriented towards self-employment. The student acquires professional and practical knowledge, and the required social networking with dance and educational institutions and individuals. Dancers and choreographers work in theatres, dance groups, studios, institutions, schools, associations, and clubs. Dancers and choreographers also work in educational and healthcare institutions. The profession is mostly dynamic and requires work with a large number of co-creators or students.